Full list of local names for Pangolins- intermediate host of coronavirus 

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Full list of local names for Pangolins- intermediate host of coronavirus

As the Wuhan city in China records increasing death tolls of Coronavirus affected persons, researchers are working assiduously to address this killer ailment. Nations, across the world, became more of alerts when a global emergency declaration was made by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread outside China.

newsnowgh.com reported that Korle Bu received two suspected cases of Coronavirus  but luckily final test of their blood samples tested negative. There remains fear in the ordinary Ghanaian.

There however seem to be good answers to questions about where coronavirus originated. Pangolins has been identified as the main host of Coronavirus.

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Experts believe the outbreak originated at wild animal markets in Wuhan, China. After analyzing more than 1,000 samples, scientists found that the genome sequence of the virus in pangolins was 99% identical to that from infected people.

What then is the reptile, Pangolins, known in Ghana’s various local dialects? Editors at newsnowgh.com feel that answers to this pertinent question will let you know what this reptile really is and to perhaps, reconsider your intake.

FIND BELOW THE LIST OF THE VARIOUS NAMES PANGOLINS IN GHANA’S LOCAL DIALECTS

  • Fante- Apra
  • Twi- Aprawa
  • Sefwi- Apra
  • Lelemi – Burm–Kani
  • Yeji- bawa
  • Dagbani – Tinbung
  • Ɛʋɛ- Liʋiliʋi
  • Nzema- Agboloba
  • Dangme- Oyirom
  • Wale- Gbagepera
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Kindly comment with any other name of this reptile in your local language

 

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